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Daleville in Botetourt County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Daleville College

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
1. Daleville College Marker
Inscription.  Daleville College began as a private school that Church of the Brethren educator Isaac N. H. Beahm conducted for the children of Benjamin F. Nininger and George Layman in 1890. The construction of school buildings began the following year. In 1892, the school incorporated as the Botetourt Normal College. It was renamed Daleville College in 1910. Affiliated with the Church of the Brethren, the college merged with Bridgewater College effective in 1924. The campus became Daleville Academy, a secondary school, until it closed in 1933. The surviving academic buildings here are good examples of early-20th-century educational architecture in Virginia.
 
Erected 2003 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number D-41.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 37° 24.166′ N, 79° 54.775′ W. Marker is in Daleville
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By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
2. Daleville College Marker
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, Virginia, in Botetourt County. Marker is on Roanoke Road (U.S. 220), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Daleville VA 24083, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cloverdale Furnace (approx. 2.2 miles away); Greenfield (approx. 2.3 miles away); Old Carolina Road (approx. 2.3 miles away); Roanoke County / Botetourt County (approx. 3.4 miles away); Hollins College (approx. 3.8 miles away); Fort William (approx. 3.9 miles away); Coming of the Railroad (approx. 6˝ miles away); Santillane (approx. 6˝ miles away).
 
Daleville College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
3. Daleville College Marker
Marker on Route 220 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
4. Marker on Route 220
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 647 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 10, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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